In March 2009 we conducted an informal Horizon Scan as an internal exercise in identifying areas of work to prioritise in the coming year. A public version is now available.
As the caveat at the start of the document notes, this was not intended to be a thorough or robust process but feel free to comment with any burning issues that you think we missed...
PriceWaterhouseCoopers started publishing their annual Technology Forecast book as a quarterly journal during 2008 . Previous editions of the PwC Technology Forecast have focussed on the question of IT in support of increasing pressures on "business agility", pressures also felt in post-compulsory education, whereas the latest edition pays particular attention to the increased significance of semantic web technology in practice. This latter actually seems to do a pretty good job of providing an introduction to some of the concepts and technology choices for the semantic web, at least for an IT professional.